Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Law School (TLS) provides highly valued education and research in the field of law and public administration.
Tilburg Law School offers highly-ranked national and international education and legal research. Tilburg Law School is ranked among the highest as 'Top International Law School' by the American Social Science Research Network (SSRN). Tilburg University is ranked 28th worldwide in the field of Law by Times Higher Education (2021).
Currently, 3,000 students are enrolled at Tilburg Law School, who are doing a degree program in law or public administration. Students in Tilburg can choose from five Bachelor's programs, one of which is taught in English (Bachelor Global Law) and ten Master's programs, eight of which are taught in English. The international orientation of Tilburg Law School is reflected in these Bachelor's and Master's programs.
The research conducted within Tilburg Law School is aimed at social relevance and provides students with the tools and skills to study and deal with current issues at an academic level.
For those who aspire to a career as a legal researcher, there is the Tilburg Graduate Law School. Students can obtain their doctorate (PhD) by doing a doctoral research project and writing a PhD thesis (three or four years).
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Memoirs Cyrille Fijnaut, tireless fighter against organized crime and for disseminating knowledge31st March 2023
When he retired from the university, Emeritus Professor of Criminology and Criminal Law Cyrille Fijnaut already announced that he still had lots of work to do, that is, lots of books to sort and archives to clear away, approximately seventy of the latter, spread over four rooms in his home. The idea was that this clean-up would generate publications. The first promise has been kept: his memoirs have recently been published by Prometheus.
Rector Magnificus Wim van de Donk on ‘markers and movements’ of universities: a sneak preview30th March 2023
On Thursday, April 13, 2023, Rector Magnificus Wim van de Donk will deliver the Willem Witteveen Lecture, dedicated to the memory of Professor Willem Witteveen of Tilburg Law School who died in MH17. Even though he is busy preparing his lecture, he is happy to offer a glimpse of what he has in store for us.
“Aim to catch bigger fish under international criminal law"27th March 2023
Although all eyes are on the International Criminal Court for prosecuting such international crimes as war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide – a recent and notable case in point being the warrant issued for Russian president Putin’s arrest – the future of international criminal law lies in national law.